Kids, Summertime, & Cell Phone Usage

School is almost out for Summer! No more homework. More free time for kids. Which probably means the limitations and family rules with digital devices like iPads, Wii, and phone […]

Podcast: How To Parent in the Digital Age?

Dr. Pletter had the pleasure of being invited as a guest on Joe Foley’s ‘No Sitting on the Sideline’ Podcast. It’s a great discussion, Digital Dad to Digital Dad, about how to be involved and […]

Kids first iphone

Two Simple Tactics to Manage Your Child’s iPhone

Digital Parenting Pioneers: I know it’s annoying to constantly play ‘whack-a-mole’ when it comes to keeping your kids within healthy limits on their phones. But here are 2 simple tactics […]

The Dangers of Your Children Using KIK Messenger?

Possibly the most famous anonymous messaging app out there today. Children have unfortunately been able to have contact with strangers. Cyber bullying is a common complaint within this and other anonymous […]

Static? What’s a static?

Let’s embrace the digital world. Why? Because it really is incredible and, by the way, we have no choice. Our children are knee deep in the screen world often before they can […]

Is safe for my child? is one of those apps that gets your kids up and moving. At least somewhat. That’s of course if they are getting up and making music clips rather than […]

How Parents Are Fighting Back Against Machines

I recently connected with New York Times best-selling author, Bruce Feiler, through Twitter.  A few years ago, I came across Bruce’s book, The Secrets of Happy Families, and I was […]